The Gustavus football team was overmatched by No. 10-ranked Saint John's University's strong offensive attack Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, falling by a score of 56-10.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team is set to host Saint John's University on its annual Hall of Fame Day Saturday. The Gusties come into Saturday’s Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup with a 3-3 overall record and a 1-3 mark in the league after a 32-17 loss at Bethel last Saturday, while the No. 10/11-ranked Johnnies are 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the conference after a convincing 62-0 victory over Carleton College.
The Gustavus football team couldn’t contain the No. 1 offense in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday afternoon and a late rally wasn’t enough in a 32-17 loss at Bethel University. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 3-4 overall and 3-2 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team enters Week 7 of the season after enjoying its bye last Saturday. The Gusties come into Saturday’s Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup at Bethel University with a 3-2 overall record and a 1-2 mark in the league, while the Royals are 2-4 overall and 2-2 in the conference after a convincing 56-8 victory at Carleton College last Saturday.
Playing from behind the entire game, the Gustavus football team kept the score close through three quarters Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, but the Cobbers widened the gap in the fourth quarter with three unanswered touchdowns to secure a 46-21 victory on Gustavus’s Homecoming. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-2 overall and 1-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cobbers improve to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday with its Homecoming game at 1 p.m. against Concordia College. The Gusties enter the game with a 3-1 overall record and 1-1 mark in the MIAC after losing 42-40 at Hamline last Saturday, while the Cobbers at 2-1 overall and 1-0 in the league after defeating Bethel 21-13 on Sept. 17. Concordia was idle last week.
The Gustavus and Hamline football teams battled to the bitter end Saturday afternoon at Klas Field, but a touchdown late in the fourth quarter by the host Pipers proved to be the difference in a 42-40 loss for the Gusties. The defeat snaps a 10-game winning streak against the Pipers and marked the first time since 1975 Gustavus lost a game after scoring at least 40 points. Gustavus moves to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Pipers remain unbeaten at 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday with a 1 p.m. matchup at Hamline University. The Gusties enter the game with a 3-0 overall record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after defeating Augsburg 35-13 last Saturday, while the Pipers are 2-0 overall and 0-0 in the league after defeating Macalester 21-7 on Sept. 10. The Pipers were idle last week.
Gustie running back Karim Ortiz (Jr., Cancun, Mexico) stepped into the starting lineup and into the spotlight in Saturday's 35-13, come-from-behind win over Augsburg. The junior had a tremendous day running the ball with 180 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries. Ortiz averaged 6.7 yards per carry, and his top highlight was a 43-yard touchdown run that got Gustavus on the board early in the third quarter as the team scored 35 unanswered points in the second half to surge to victory and remain undefeated (3-0 overall, 1-0 MIAC). Both the two touchdowns and 180 yards are career-best marks for Ortiz.
Trailing 13-0 at halftime with only 79 total yards of offense, the Gustavus football team was in need of a spark. The momentum shifted in the home team’s favor on the first drive of the second half with a touchdown, which was followed by four more drives finishing in the endzone, resulting in a 35-13 win over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon. The victory propels the Gusties to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Auggies drop to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the league.